Base FM 88.1FM in Piha, Muriwai and Bethels.

Starting off the year right, we are thrilled to announce an additional Base FM frequency out west, catering to our beautiful west coast communities that are Piha, Muriwai & Bethels. Formerly known as Black Sands Radio, this is now the new home of Base FM. You can tune...

Event: Base FM Presents Docktop Sessions

Docktop Sessions with BaseFM Saturday 22rd December 2018 3pm till 9.30pm FREE ENTRY! @ Zane Grey’s The Dock Restaurant & Bar 69 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand 0200 Base FM brings you an afternoon session of beats and treats through to sunset. Docktop sessions will make your head nod, body...

Base FM HQ Live #8 | DIGGY DUPÉ

Auckland rapper Diggy Dupe come into Base FM HQ to chat about his latest project the ‘Island Time’ EP which is the follow up to last year’s K.O.T.I.C. This new five track offering includes nods to Funkadelic and Dr Dre with Trust’ featuring the talents of Rizván and...

Grey Lynn Park Festival 2018 – Line up Announcement!

Auckland city’s own Base FM is set to appear once again this year at Grey Lynn Park Festival 2018. The festivities will include Base DJs blasting tunes from the Base FM stage all day long, as well as a very special, two hour Base FM showcase on the...

EVENT: 10 Years of PSC

10 Years of the same old Ponsonby Social Club and to celebrate they have an extra special long weekend special across both venues (PSC & Ante Social) from September 26th – September 29th. Wednesday 26th September PSC – Standup comedy with Rodrigo Capella (Brazil) followed by DJ Andy JV...

Talking Points: CHE FU ‘Navigator’ with DJ SCIZZORHANDS

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2018 Guest reviewer: DJ SCIZZORHANDS  Featured release: CHE FU ‘Navigator’ Released: 2001 Featured track #1: MISTY FREQUENCIES Featured track #2: THE MISH Featured track #3: FADE AWAY DJ SCIZZORHANDS:...

Talking Points: LORD ECHO ‘Melodies’ with SCOTT TOWERS

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Murry Sweetpants Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: May 2018 Guest reviewer: SCOTT TOWERS Featured release: LORD ECHO ‘Melodies (1st Album)’ Released: 2010 https://lordecho.bandcamp.com/album/melodies-1st-album Featured track #1: RHYTHM 77 Featured track #2: THAT’S RIGHT Featured track #3: SWORD CANE...

Talking Points: SORCERESS (Funkommunity) ‘Chequered Thoughts’ with GENE RIVERS

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Murry Sweetpants Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: May 2018 Guest reviewer: GENE RIVERS Featured release: SORCERESS (Funkommunity) ‘Chequered Thoughts’ Released: 2012 https://sorceressmusic.bandcamp.com/album/chequered-thoughts-funkommunity Featured track #1: THE LIGHT Featured track #2: DANDILLION Featured track #3: START AGAIN GENE RIVERS...

Carmen Jones Eatery & Bar (Winter Menu)

The winter days and nights are upon us, so what better way to spend them but with a hot mulled wine and some amazing food in front of a roaring fire. Carmen Jones, a café/restaurant with an interior straight out of Havana, has one foot in the old...

Death of DAB in NZ

  We regret to inform our digital loving Baseheads that the very successful 11-year trial of Digital Audio Broadcasting or DAB technology in New Zealand is coming to an end.   The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) has ordered Kordia to wrap up its trial by...

Portland Live Sessions: ANNA CODDINGTON & JULIA DEANS

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. In this latest episode of Base FM Portland Live Sessions series Dylan C has a kōrero with Anna Coddington & Julia Deans about what they’ve been up to lately, past collaborations, and future projects....

VILLETTE ‘Mind (acoustic)’

This week’s local eyes video of the week is Villette‘s acoustic version of  “Mind”. Written and performed by Villette with guitar by Rhys Levi. After the release of her debut mixtape ‘Drip Crimson‘ in December 2017 Villette, the producer and singer looks to start the year off in style...

Event: VILLETTE at Leigh Sawmill (17 March)

Base FM in association with Madcap present Villette at Leigh Sawmill Support from Rizván, Dylan C & friends Saturday 17 March Earlybird tickets available now from $10 +b.f from www.eventbrite.co.nz VILLETTE https://twitter.com/villettedasha https://www.facebook.com/iamvillette https://www.instagram.com/villettedasha Villette is a one-woman band. Not only does she sing, she’s also a producer,...

BOSTON RODRIGUEZ ‘Quiero Cantar (feat. JAH RED LION)’

Shot 5 years ago at the old Base FM headquarter this week’s local eyes video is Boston Rodriguez “Quiero Cantar” ft Jah Red Lion. Constituting 4000+ photographs put together by videographer Lydia Dolbel this stylish video features both singer and lyricist Jah Red Lion and producer Boston Rodriguez on night maneuvers at the infamous old Base...

Portland Live Sessions: UNCHAINED XL

Base FM in association with The Portland Public House Presents: The Portland Live Sessions. In this episode of The Portland Live Sessions series, Dylan C talks to Auckland Hip Hop and Afro-funk artist Unchained XL about the inspiration behind his musical style and what he has planned for...

BASE FM APP NOW AVAILABLE!

You can now listen to Base FM anytime anywhere, nationwide or even worldwide. You’ll never need to miss your favorite Base shows with our new app available to download now for iPhone and Android devices via the App Store and Google Play. Have no data worries as you...

Base FM is now broadcasting on 107.3FM in Leigh & Omaha

Base FM is now broadcasting on 107.3FM in Leigh & Omaha If you are heading up to the Leigh Sawmill Cafe for the weekend or just on a beach mission up north, Base FM is now broadcasting in 107.3FM on Leigh & Omaha. Plus don’t forget the NEW Base FM...

FRESH BASE FM T-SHIRTS NOW AVAILABLE

The ultimate Christmas gift for Baseheads is available now from Base HQ for only $40. Fresh Base Tees in black or white men’s XL, L, M & S, plus women’s cuts also available. Email: Jazz@basefm.co.nz to place your order now.

Base FM Backstage at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2017

Base FM went backstage at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards to talk to some of the winner’s at this year’s event. This video features Kings, SWIDT, Israel Starr, Ladi6 and Truth. Filmed by CorpStudio Interviews by Ian Beatmaster Wright Also check out INDIGENOUS DUBS: Vodafone NZ Music Awards 2017 for the full interviews and music from the winner and nominees....